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Casting the Runes (Fantasy and Horror Classics)

Casting the Runes (Fantasy and Horror Classics) - M. R. James A researcher into black magic is miffed when his work is passed over by an academic society. Luckily, the object of his ire has a bad feeling about the whole thing (after all the researcher is known to be an ill-tempered man who delights in terrifying children). In a continuing stroke of luck, the academic oh-so-conveniently just happens to be able to consult with the brother of the last person who crossed this magical expert. They hope to be able to turn the tables on a curse...